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Many haiku of quality combine unexpectedness with inevitability
—that “shock of mild surprise” (Blyth), followed immediately by
the felt-significance of “Of course, that’s just as it is.” — Robert Spiess

What's New? Modern Haiku sampler issue 46.1 Winter-Spring 2015


current issue of Modern Haiku


previous issues of Modern Haiku


Modern Haiku book reviews


Modern Haiku essays


Spiess Haiku Contest Guidelines for 2015


Spiess Haiku Awards for 2014


recent featured essays:

"Fishing for Bashôs: Communities and Haiku in English" by Stewart C. Baker

"Haiku Hoaxes" by Charles Trumbull,
Modern Haiku, 45.3

"UFOs in Haiku" by Jim Kacian,
Modern Haiku
, 45.1

"Haiku and Deconstruction" by
Mike Spikes, Modern Haiku, 45.1


Modern Haiku Press is pleased to share a cumulative collection of book reviews and featured essays
from each issue starting with Modern Haiku 32.2, Summer 2001, through the present issue.

ISSN 0026–7821

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